Sarah Yates and Paige Hobbs are the co-founders of Alongside. A psychologist and publicist respectively, in 2015 they combined their professional skills and personal experiences as Emergency Service and Defence partners to develop an Australian first model of proactive education and support for the partners and families of Australia’s frontline. Working from recruit level and then at targeted points of transition across career, Alongside up-skills partners and families through targeted education programs to increase their ability as strongest proactive factors against mental illness in frontline personnel. Alongside celebrates the vital role frontline partners and families play, by providing opportunities to connect with their surroundings, other frontline partners and themselves. Alongside bridges the gap between the frontline and the home, ensuring that no matter where you are located across Australia, Alongside is there.